At least four people were injured on the West Side Highway in New York City after they were apparently struck by a truck. Witness says a man drove his pickup truck down the bike lane on the West Side Highway: https://t.co/tEOtxluNnM (Photo: NYPD) pic.twitter.com/nRBaK2W3Jj— Eyewitness News (@ABC7NY) October 31, 2017 According to a spokesman for Mayor Bill de Blasio, the mayor has been briefed on the incident and said there is no active threat. He added that multiple people injured, possibly struck by a vehicle and also possibly shot. Preliminary reports from city officials said they believe this started as a dispute between two drivers with shots fired. The sprawling crime scene runs several blocks. A suspect, who may have been shot by police, is in custody. A wi...
For Immediate Release October 20, 2017 Presidential Executive Order Amending Executive Order 13223 EXECUTIVE ORDER - - - - - - - AMENDING EXECUTIVE ORDER 13223 By the authority vested in me as President by the Constitution and the laws of the United States of America, including the National Emergencies Act (50 U.S.C. 1601 et seq.), and in furtherance of the objectives of Proclamation 7463 of September 14, 2001 (Declaration of National Emergency by Reason of Certain Terrorist Attacks), which declared a national emergency by reason of the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001, in New York and Pennsylvania and against the Pentagon, and the continuing and immediate threat of further attacks on the United States, and in order to provide the Secretary of...
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Facial detection technology in the new Piccadilly Circus lights is "incredibly intrusive", according to privacy campaigners. The revamped screen in central London will be turned on later in October in a space where 100 million people pass each month. Cameras hidden in the screen will detect people's faces, figuring out their age, gender and mood, and use that to tailor brand messages. According to Ocean Outlook, the company that provides the screen's technology, the system can detect people's age and gender with 90% accuracy. The system can identify the makes of vehicles and will also feature Wi-Fi to let people interact with the screen, but also potentially to track mobile devices. Privacy campaigners say signs should be put up in Piccadilly Circus to inform the publi...
Boston 25 News released the images of automatic rifles, with a bipod stand, lying on the carpet of the 32nd floor of Mandalay Bay hotel. They can be seen with a hammer to smash the windows needed to fire upon crowds below. “There were multiple people dead and multiple shooters. I was just hiding waiting for police to come get us. I got outside safely and was hiding in bushes,” Brian Hodge told Australia’s Courier-Mail. Mr. Hodge, who was staying in room 32134, next door to Stephen Paddock in room 32135, also provided important information when he revealed that a security guard was killed by police. Source: http://www.dailystar.co.uk/news/world-news/649472/las-vegas-shooting-first-picture-guns-stephen-paddock-mandalay-bay-hotel-room http://yournewswire.com/hotel-guest
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Interesting information about statement made at concert. 45 mins before shots were fired. #LasVegasShooting pic.twitter.com/OiYQwPw1wC — Carl Bunce (@CarlBunce) October 2, 2017
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Authorities shot the suspect as he was attempting to attack them with a hammer. Police have closed the area and are asking people to stay away. Reports say the attacker has been injured and his condition is not clear. Eyewitnesses reported tourists fleeing for cover. France is in a state of emergency since attacks by jihadists in Paris left 130 people dead in 2015.
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Greater Manchester Police reported and warned against wristbands that are being sold outside of the entrance to the #OneLoveManchester concert. It would appear that the wristbands are being sold under the pretense that they would act as a ticket to the event. https://twitter.com/gmpolice/status/871386502135238657
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The terror threat level in the UK has been downgraded from critical to severe which means an attack is now ‘highly likely’, instead of ‘imminent’ . The Prime Minister Theresa May announced the change in the threat level during a short statement just before midday. The terror threat grading was introduced by security chiefs in August 2006 and is set by MI5. However,the PM said Operation Temperer, which allows the military to be deployed to key sites, will continue until the end of the bank holiday when the soldiers will return to barracks.
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It has been a challenging week and we are still in the middle of a live investigation. Eight people are in custody aged between 18 and 38. There are still 12 locations that are being searched and activity will continue throughout the weekend. The cordon remains around Manchester Arena. We have hundreds of officers that are working on this investigation from across the national counter terrorism policing network and we have seized thousands of exhibits that are now being assessed. Through such a difficult time, we have seen the best from the people of Manchester, who have come together to support each other since the horrific events on Monday night. I have been inspired by their determination, compassion and solidarity that characterises this diverse city. Manchester is a b...